Colocation agenda

Please note that all agenda times are in BST unless otherwise stated.

09:00
 - 10:00 BST
Co-Location
Panel Discussion
LEADING THE CHARGE: WHAT DOES THE AUSTRALIAN MARKET LOOK LIKE FOR CO-LOCATED PROJECTS?

This panel discussion will outline key criteria for entry into the Australian market, and the market outlook.

  • The unique challenges and strategies to adoption of Solar+Storage colocation in Australia
  • What makes the market so lucrative for co-located projects?
  • Key differences between the UK and Australian market
  • Policy and regulatory barriers
Sally Torgoman
, Managing Director
, PwC
11:00
 - 11:30 BST
Co-Location
Presentation
AN UPDATE: COLOCATION AND THE CURRENT MARKET ENVIRONMENT

This introductory presentation will provide an insight into the current market environment surrounding Solar+Storage colocation and set the tone for the sessions.

  • The unique challenges to adoption of Solar+Storage colocation.
  • Projections for the future of Solar+Storage Colocation.
  • Retrofit vs. New build: Which offers the best returns?
Jenny Chase
, Head of Solar Research
, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
13:00
 - 13:30 BST
Co-Location
Presentation
PORTFOLIO PLAY: MITIGATING DOWNSIDE RISKS THROUGH PORTFOLIO DIVERSIFICATION
  • What are the key short-term and long-term uncertainties energy investors should consider?
  • How does an individual asset’s returns vary across these individual risks?
  • How do different diversification strategies’ returns vary across these individual risks?
  • To what extent can portfolio diversification increase debt capacity?
Martin Anderson
, Project Leader - Solar
, Aurora Energy Research
15:00
 - 15:30 BST
Co-Location
Presentation
THE KEY POLICY AND REGULATORY CONSIDERATIONS WHEN PLANNING YOUR CO-LOCATED SOLAR+STORAGE PROJECT

How policy and the regulatory landscape in your region is affecting the demand for co-located battery storage.

Caitlin Murphy
, Senior Energy Analyst
, NREL